Baltic Nordic Circus Network
Baltic Nordic Circus Network (BNCN) is a collaborative network of 23 circus arts organisations in the Baltic and Nordic countries.
The network works to strengthen the regional collaboration and development of the circus sector. BNCN organises activities which aim to support the circus field in the Baltic-Nordic countries at large. From workshops to seminars to international residencies – for both artists and industry professionals focus on skills development, best practice, increased knowledge and cooperation as well as cultural and national identity.
BNCN’s ultimate aim is to increase visibility of contemporary circus practise in the Baltic and Nordic region as well as increasing cooperation between circus organisations in the Baltic and Nordic countries.
From 2020-2022 we at Cirkus Syd in very proud together with Riga Circus in Latvia to co-host the network. That means we are responsible for the network during this time and we are responsible on a strategic, finanacial and operational level. We co-produce all of the network's projects on behalf of the network.
The network has several members of staff acting as Coordination team working via the hosting organisation and with the members to manage all strategies, activities, projects and communication.
Since 2017 Lina B. Frank works as network coordinator and is in charge of the coordination office part-time with support from a brilliant team of individuals working in project management, communication, writing, editing, website building and design on a project by project basis. Read more about the team on the team page.